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11/03/2017 06:30 PM


(Los Angeles, California – November 3, 2017) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) released the draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Consolidated Rental Car facility (ConRAC) to four pre-qualified teams today. This is the second Public Private Partnership (P3) RFP that LAWA has released for the $5.5 billion Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

The ConRAC will house 23 rental car companies in one facility that is connected to the terminals by an Automated People Mover (APM). This will reduce traffic congestion by eliminating the need for rental car shuttles to access the terminal loop at LAX.

“The release of the Consolidated Rental Car draft RFP marks an important milestone in our effort toward building this facility.” said Jake Adams, Deputy Program Executive. “We are excited to take the next step toward improving the guest experience for rental car customers accessing the terminals.”

The primary components of the LAMP project include the APM, the ConRAC and Intermodal Transportation Facilities (ITF). Together, these components will provide a convenient and reliable way for guests to access the terminals at LAX.

P3s are being pursued to build large infrastructure projects across the country because they allow private sector partner(s) to invest in public infrastructure in exchange for access to revenue or other benefits that infrastructure will produce. The LAMP project has two components that will utilize the P3 model, the Automated People Mover and the ConRAC. Both components are using the Design Build Finance Operate Maintain (DBFOM) P3 model.

Once the RFP process is complete the winning team will enter into a 29-year contract with LAWA. The developer will have four years to complete the design and construction and 25 years to operate the ConRAC. Funding for the project will come partially from the developer, with LAWA making milestone payments during design and construction, and availability payments during the operations period.

The final RFP is expected to be released in April 2018.

The four prequalified teams are comprised of the following:

ConRAC Partners: Meridiam ConRAC LLC, Skanska Infrastructure Development Inc., McCarthy Building Companies Inc., Skanska USA Building Inc., HKS Architects Inc., Honeywell International Inc., Fuel Facility Management Inc.

LA Gateway Partners: Fengate Capital Management Ltd., PCL Investments, MVI Finance LLC, PCL Construction Services, Pierce Goodwin Alexander & Linville Inc., AC Martin Partners Inc., Johnson Controls Inc., MVI Holdings LLC

LAX Consolidated Solutions: ACS Infrastructure Development Inc., AECOM Capital Inc., John Laing Investments Ltd., Dragados USA Inc., Hunt Construction Group Inc., AECOM Energy & Construction Inc., AECOM Technical Services Inc., ACS Infrastructure Development Inc., AECOM Capital Inc.

Plenary Infrastructure Airports: Plenary Group USA Ltd., JLC Infrastructure Fund L.P., Austin Commercial, Sundt Construction Inc., Demattei Wong Architecture, ENGIE Services Inc., Conrac Solutions LLC

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About Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

LAX is the fourth busiest airport in the world, second in the United States, and was named one of Skytrax’ 2017 Top 10 Most Improved Airports. LAX served more than 80.9 million passengers in 2016. LAX offers 737 daily nonstop flights to 100 cities in the U.S. and 1,386 weekly nonstop flights to 88 cities in 44 countries on 73 commercial air carriers. LAX ranks 14th in the world and fifth in the U.S. in air cargo tonnage processed, with more than 2.2 million tons of air cargo valued at over $101.4 billion. LAX handled 697,138 operations (landings and takeoffs) in 2016.

An economic study based on 2014 operations reported LAX generated 620,600 jobs in Southern California with labor income of $37.3 billion and economic output (business revenues) of more than $126.6 billion. This activity added $6.2 billion to local and state revenues and $8.7 billion in federal tax revenues. The study also reported that LAX’s ongoing capital-improvement program creates an additional 121,640 annual jobs with labor income of $7.6 billion and economic output of $20.3 billion, $966 million in state and local taxes, and $1.6 billion in federal tax revenues.

LAX is also the second most popular airport in the world to appear on Instagram according to LAX is part of a system of two Southern California airports – along with Van Nuys general aviation – that are owned and operated by Los Angeles World Airports, a proprietary department of the City of Los Angeles that receives no funding from the City’s general fund.

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